Alliance of American Football suspending operations, reports say

Just eight weeks after the inaugural season kicked off, the AAF has reportedly made a decision to suspend all football operations today.

After the league's first two weeks, Dundon provided a $250 million commitment to the league and was named the league's new chairman amid reports it might miss payroll.

The AAF is a first-year, eight-team professional football league that began play in February, one week after the 2019 Super Bowl.

"When the new owner came in, we thought we had financial backing and we'd be able to at least play out the season", Spurrier said.

According to NFL Media, Dundon's intentions with his investment have been put in question, with some believing he only wanted the technology being created around the league's betting app. The AAF had TV deals with CBS Sports, Turner Sports and the NFL Network.

Johnny Manziel, a quarterback for the Memphis Express and arguably the league's most famous player, addressed the reports and encouraged fellow players to save their money if the league folds.

The league got a public relations boost late last month, when former Heisman Trophy victor Johnny Manziel got released from his Canadian Football League team and signed on with the AAF's Memphis Express. The Stallions (3-5) had two games left in the regular season and were still in contention for a playoff spot.

This is a developing story.

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